The company that created the famous 427 FE engine announces a modern version of the legendary motor. Built on Ford Racing's new BOSS 351 block the 427 crate engine is engineered and built for drive-ability and durability while still offering a throaty growl. Ideal for Ford projects requiring big power in a reliable small block package.
535 horsepower @ 5600 rpm
545 lb.ft. torque @ 4500 rpm
- Engine type: 351 based small block Ford
- Displacement (cu in): 427
- Bore x stroke (in): 4.125" bore x 4.00" stroke
- Block: Boss 351 9.5 deck
- Crankshaft: SCAT Forged Steel
- Connecting Rods: SCAT forged steel H-beam connecting rods
- Pistons: Forged Mahle w/ floating wrist pin
- Camshaft type: Hydraulic Roller
- Camshaft lift (in): .594"/.618"
- Camshaft Duration (@.050 in): 242Â°/248Â°
- Cylinder Heads (p/n M-6049-Z304DA): Ford Racing Aluminum "Z" Cylinder Heads
- Valve size (in): 2.02 intake 1.60 exhaust
- Compression ratio: 10.5:1 (nominal)
- Rocker arms : Roller Rockers
- Rocker arm ratio: 1.65:1
- Vibration Damper â€“ Ford Racing SFI Approved
- Valve Covers: Ford Racing cast aluminum black wrinkle finish 427 Cobra Script
- Oil Pan: Steel deep rear sump pan with windage tray / scraper - 7 quart capacity
- Water pump: included â€“ long type - standard rotation
- Includes Ford Racing M-9439-A50 intake manifold gaskets
- Distributor: not included. MSD distributor #85840 recommended (dist. modifications for intake clearance necessary)
- Recommended fuel: Premium Unleaded
- Ignition timing: 32Â° at 4,000 RPM
- Maximum recommended rpm: 5,600 RPM
- Balanced: Internal â€“ use neutral balance flywheel
- Recommended intake: Edelbrock part # 2924 Super Victor (not included)
- Rear sump pan fits most Mustang K-members
- New block, oil and water pumps, performance oil pan and high-performance harmonic balancer
- Can be used in kit cars, street rods, Mustangs, Fox-bodied cars and trucks
- Depending on your application, a different timing cover, water pump, performance oil pan and pickup may be required. See installation notes
INSTALLATION NOTES: Some or all of the following items may need to be changed from your original engine or modified for proper installation:
- This engine has a performance oil pan and pick-up, regular rotation timing cover and regular rotation water pump and non-EFI valve covers.
- A different performance oil pan and pickup may be required for your application. Call the Techline at (800) FORD788 for more information.
- The timing chain cover will work with most regular rotation water pumps.
- Fuel pump eccentric M-6287-B302 installed, allows use of mechanical fuel pump
- A standard rotation water pump is installed on the engine. Other applications may require different water pumps and timing chain covers.
- The valve covers M-6582-W427B should fit most non-EFI applications, optional valve covers (sold separately)
- The damper M-6316-D302 may require a spacer for pulley alignment.
- Flywheel not included, the engine is neutral balanced.
- Firing order 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8 (5.0L HO and 351W order).
- Built with current available parts. Photo and specs may vary.
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